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Where Do Jowls Go when SMAS Muscle is Lifted and Tightened?

Do they move outward or up next to the sides of the mouth and just hang? Would lifting that muscle cause the lower face to appear heavier? READ MORE

Best Solution for Redundant Lax Neck Skin After SMAS Lift?

I had a SMAS lift in May. I think my PS did an excellent job, as overall, I have been very pleased with the result. However, in the last month, I have... READ MORE

Should Jaw & Lower Mouth Pull So Much That Talking and Eating is Difficult After SMAS Face? (Photos)

Facelift changed day of surgery from endotine to SMAS facelift. Hard jowls (swollen). Lower face (lip) and jaw is very stiff..hard to make... READ MORE

Face Tightening After Facelift?

I had a SMAS facelift 2 years ago -age 55. My skin was not pulled tight but was draped naturally. Good news -no one could tell what I had done. Bad... READ MORE

I Am 6 Months Post Op from a SMAS/Platysmaplasty - My Jawline is Firm Except for a Spot Where Some Sutures Broke After an Exam?

I dont' think I have many options as my neck is thin and there are already irregularities that I will need to address. I am thinking of doing a... READ MORE

Is mini facelift and breast augmentation with lift too much discomfort in recovery for 1 surgery?

Getting mini facelift SMAS and lateral platysmal tightening, little lipo under chin. Also , getting breast augmentation saline under muscle with lift.... READ MORE

Things are getting worse 6 months after SMAS face and neck lift! Any suggestions? (photos)

Dear Doctors, I had a SMAS face and neck lift with platysma tightening 6 months ago. 1 month after the surgery I wasn’t satisfied but then things w... READ MORE

What would you recommend for correction post Face lift? (photos)

I had a SMAS lift at 58 and another one at 68 which this time included a neck lift. Now, three years later the corners of my mouth are beginning to... READ MORE

Why has my cheek bone/contour never come back? Is it part of the SMAS that was tightened/removed?

Had a disastrous fl/nl 14 yrs ago. During consults he gently pushed my face back as the promised result. Reality-he 'yanked me pretty hard' (his... READ MORE

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